Korea knows how to celebrate the Summer~ Whether you like rocking out, getting down & dirty, or frolicking through the flowers, Korea has a festival for you coming up in July! #1. ANSAN M VALLEY ROCK FESTIVAL 2015 안산M밸리록페스티멀 Attention all Rock music fans, this festival is for you! The Ansan M Valley Rock
Student life will never be complete without living in the dormitory and living it up independently. The situation though goes to a rhythm where rather than living in a dormitory in another city, you are living on a dormitory in another country and with another culture. Thinking about it, you can either be scared of
As guests to this country, we need to adapt to the new culture not the other way round. The following may help us to understand how Korean people think in regard to their business relationships. THE DANGERS OF MIXING BUSINESS AND PLEASURE AND OF THINKING ONLY BUSINESS Western Culture = Never mix business with pleasure.
Jjimjilbang, once merely a curious observation of Korean culture by non-locals, have steadily grown in popularity and acceptance in recent years with global celebrities and non-Koreans alike among the latest fans. Its popularity boom is to the point that it’s not unusual now to find one or two in many major cities around the world. But even though
This is Part 3 of a blog which outlines the areas where Eastern and Western culture clash that can cause friction at work or even in our place of study in South Korea; I mentioned before the tension that exists between the two cultures of Individualism = Western and Collectivism = Korea, which can cause
All you need is a rock, a harness and rope! Well, a rock will be a start, but rock climbing is a versatile and athletic sport. Rock climbing is popular around the world and Korea is no exception! Korea may not be a top-destination to travel to for rock climbing, like Venezuela or Yosemite, but
In my previous blog I wrote that, as guests to South Korea, us Westerners need to reconfigure our settings, meaning the way we have been conditioned in our home-country’s environment – because we see the world differently to Koreans – otherwise this may cause us problems. I mentioned that one area where we see the
When one stays in the foreign city / country for a longer period of time, there is an urgent need of finding an accommodation, which will fit one’s preferences. I have already mentioned in my previous post the young consulting agency, which successfully operates in Seoul and helped some of my friends to find a flat